[NTG-context] Variables in \useURL

Nigel King nigel at nigelking.me.uk
Fri Jun 19 20:54:47 CEST 2020


Taco,
Thanks very much - I had necessarily simplified the example to show my simplest problem.

\expanded suits my purpose perfectly.

On 19 Jun 2020, at 13:10, Taco Hoekwater <taco at elvenkind.com> wrote:



> On 19 Jun 2020, at 13:49, Hans Hagen <j.hagen at xs4all.nl> wrote:
> 
> On 6/19/2020 1:28 PM, Nigel King wrote:
>> Hi Group,
>> I want to insert a variable hyper reference into a pdf document. The following method does not work for some reason.
>> \def\hyperref{http://www.website.com/abc/def}
>> show \hyperref
>> Gives the correct answer but
>> \useURL[this_doc][\hyperref][][displayed text]
>> \from[this_doc]
>> Gives
>> hyperef%20 as the url
>> What am I doing wrong?
> the content is not expanded, why not just use
> 
> \useURL[this_doc][http://www.website.com/abc/def][][displayed text]

or 

 \expanded{\useURL[this_doc][\hyperref][][displayed text]}

if that is truly impossible for some reason.

Best wishes,
Taco
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